Dow Industrials Plunge More Than 400
The Associated Press
Tuesday 27 February 2007
New York - The Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 500 points today before gaining some of it back. The Dow dropped 546.02, or 4.3 percent, to 12,086.06 before recovering some ground. It was down 360.42, or 2.85 percent, at 12,271.84 with about a half hour of trading left.
The broader Standard & Poor's 500 index was down 42.11, or 2.91 percent, at 1,407.26, and the Nasdaq composite index was off 81.34, or 3.25 percent, at 2,423.18, after being down more than 100.